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190950 - Hot Topics Series Webcast - 04/02/2020

  • : Online

The Hot Topics Webcast is a succinct evening seminar that will be addressing common issues encountered in GP in Australia. It is comprised of three lectures, each 30 mins in duration, delivered by leading expert clinicians. These lectures have been recorded from Healthed’s face to face events and have been converted to special format that display both powerpoint slides and speaker’s “talking head”. Only those lectures that are highly rated by GPs at the face to face event are used for the webcast. Topics have been selected in accordance with GP need and relevance. This seminar will cover four common issues in GP: New Approaches to the Management of Heart Failure; Practical Melanoma Management in GP – Skin Checks, Biopsies and New Therapies and Should we be Prescribing Green Space?

Relevance to General Practice

GPs play an essential role in the care of patients with heart failure throughout their healthcare journey. The GP is crucial in recognizing the initial symptoms of chronic heart failure and organizing further tests or referral to a specialist, and subsequently initiating and optimising chronic heart failure treatments with proven prognostic benefit. Australia has one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world. Early detection and treatment of skin cancer is vital to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with this disease. General practitioners play a very important role in the recognition and treatment of skin cancer. Increasingly our home, built and school environments in Australia are being sanitised for child's play, with litigation risk being a key driver. There is growing evidence that access to the natural environment improves health and well-being, prevents disease and helps people recover from illness. The researchers reviewed current Australian and international li

Learning outcomes
  • Critically recognize the initial symptoms of chronic heart failure
  • Identifying and managing of melanoma
  • Demonstrate and identify the common effects of green spaces
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Aboriginal and Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander health
    • Rural health
    • Adult health
    • Children and young people health
    Delivery
    Title
    190950 - Hot Topics Series Webcast - 04/02/2020
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1.5 hours
    Start Date
    04-Feb-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2020
    CPD Points
    3 cpd
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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